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Better Than Expected

This is a good place to spend an hour or so, with more to see than expected, and friendly, helpful... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2019
Another hidden gem in Filey!

This museum is crammed full of fascinating exhibits and pictures concerning all aspects of life in... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2019
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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8-10 Queen Street, Filey YO14 9HB, England
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Reviewed May 5, 2019

This is a good place to spend an hour or so, with more to see than expected, and friendly, helpful and knowledgeable volunteers.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

This museum is crammed full of fascinating exhibits and pictures concerning all aspects of life in Filey through the ages, from geology to Butlin's! It is beautifully kept and the guide was most friendly and informative. As it's in a very old building it's not...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank L5162TIhelen
Reviewed January 15, 2019

A lovely museum, run by volunteers, full of interesting exhibits and things to see. And, unusually, you are allowed to touch things!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Judith P
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This museum is a little gem. When you visit Filey make this a must-see place. The museum is housed in the oldest house in Filey. It’s crammed with a diverse collection of Filey history you will need more than one visit. The staff are incredibly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Tomsnan
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We paid a visit to this museum in an old fisherman's cottage on a very blustery rainy October afternoon. It was absolutely gorgeous, run by incredibly friendly people who were brilliant with the kids. It's far bigger than you think it's going to be, with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

What can I say?! A beautiful little museum, one that you can actually handle the artifacts and have a sense of being in the era. The two ladies and gentleman who were there when we visited, are a credit to the volunteer team who run...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank emzlouise095
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

A small museum run by volunteers. Only £2.50 to go in. There are 5 areas downstairs and 2 upstairs. All display areas are packed with interesting artefacts and information. Our visit lasted 2 hours as there was so much to see and take in. Most...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank davidbX2057SW
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little museum. The lady that greeted us was just adorable, so knowledgable and passionate about Filey. We were lucky enough to meet the leader who was a true gentlemen with so much interest and knowledge also. We could have made tea and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank NygelNottingham
Reviewed August 11, 2018

it was a very time loved it in such a nice place I will come back soon with more of us .I have told lots people

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank broadbeltsue
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Only a small place to walk round. Full of pictures and history of filey fishermen etc. Free entry can give donation takes about 15 20 mins to go round.

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Susan B
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June 23, 2017|
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Response from StefanMark | Reviewed this property |
Yes but not much space so large ones may be kept in the back yard.
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
Sunday to Friday, 11.00am to 5.00pm and Saturday from 2.00pm to 5.00pm. Open from Easter to the end of October.